How to Pronounce lay?

Correct pronunciation for the word "lay" is [lˈe͡ɪ], [lˈe‍ɪ], [l_ˈeɪ].

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"Lay" in context

Lay is a verb that refers to either the act of putting something down or the state of reclining. It can have both a physical as well as a figurative meaning. When used to describe the act of putting something down, it is a transitive verb that requires a direct object. For example, one might say they are "laying down their backpack" or "laying out food on the table". When speaking of the state of reclining, lay is an intransitive verb and is used to talk of the individual themselves lying down or other objects that have been laid down.

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